Information for undergraduates

About your studies

Add key semester dates to your diary, learn about attendance monitoring and find out more about our School student societies.

Key semester dates

Add key semester dates to your diary, learn about attendance monitoring and find out more about our School student societies. 

Key semester dates 

The University's academic year is divided into two semesters. 

You can see semester times, teaching blocks and examination dates on the university website and add these to your own calendar. 

 

For 2020/2021 the dates are: 

Welcome Week – 14 to 19 September 2020 

Semester One – 21 September to 21 December 2020

Semester Two – 11 January to 21 May 2021 (Examinations 26 April to 21 May) 

Resit examination diet – 3 to 14 August 2020 

Students must be available at exam times during the academic session. 

Key dates in the academic calendar

Student attendance monitoring

All students are expected to be actively engaged with their studies. This means going to classes, answering emails from staff, attending meetings with your Personal Tutor, handing in coursework and attending examinations. These engagement points are recorded and monitored throughout your studies. 

Attendance requirements and absence

Further information on your studies

Anything you need to know about your studies, in general – such as policies, information about assessment can be found on the student intranet, in the 'Your Studies' section.

Information about your studies on the UG student intranet